The White Swan Express

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Elaine M. Aoki, Jean Davies Okimoto
Illustrator(s):
Meilo So
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Clarion Books
ISBN:
978-0618164530
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

In China, the moon shines on four baby girls, fast asleep in an orphanage. Far away in North America, the sun rises over four homes as the people who live there get ready to start a long, exciting journey. This story of people who travel to China to be united with their daughters describes the adoption process step by step and the anxiety, suspense and delight of becoming a family.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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